Baker v. GE Retail Sales Finance, Inc. et al

Filing 60

ORDER LIFTING STAY. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 10/6/11. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/7/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 OAKLAND DIVISION 9 10 ROBERT BAKER, et al., Plaintiffs, 11 12 Case No: C 10-5261 SBA ORDER vs. 13 GE RETAIL SALES FINANCE, INC., et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 In a letter dated September 21, 2011, the parties have requested that the Court lift the 17 stay in this action. In the letter, the parties indicate that Plaintiff intends to file a motion for 18 leave to file an amended complaint. On calendar for November 8, 2011 is Plaintiff’s 19 motion to remand and a Case Management Conference. Based on judicial economy 20 considerations, the Court finds that Plaintiff’s motion for leave to file an amended 21 complaint should be heard on the same date as Plaintiff’s motion to remand. Accordingly, 22 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the stay in this action is LIFTED. The hearing on 23 Plaintiff’s motion to remand and the Case Management Conference currently scheduled for 24 November 8, 2011 are VACATED. Plaintiff shall file his motion for leave to file an 25 amended complaint within twenty (20) days from the date of this Order. Upon filing his 26 motion for leave to file an amended complaint, Plaintiff shall notice the hearing on 27 Plaintiff’s motion for leave to file an amended complaint and shall re-notice Plaintiff’s 28 motion for remand and Case Management Conference to the next available hearing date so 1 that the motions may be heard and Case Management Conference may proceed on the same 2 date. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 78(b) and Civil Local Rule 7-1(b), the 3 Court, in its discretion, may resolve the motion without oral argument. The parties are 4 advised to check the Court’s website to determine whether a court appearance is required. 5 Prior to the date scheduled for the Case Management Conference, the parties shall meet and 6 confer and prepare a joint Case Management Conference Statement. Plaintiff is responsible 7 for filing the joint statement no less than seven (7) days prior to the conference date. The 8 joint statement shall comply with the Standing Order for All Judges of the Northern District 9 of California and the Standing Orders of this Court. 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 12 Dated: October 6, 2011 _______________________________ SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG United States District Judge 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2-

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